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Archer Pechawis

Archer Pechawis

Performance, theatre and new media artist, filmmaker, writer, curator and educator Archer Pechawis was born in Alert Bay, BC. He has a particular interest in the intersection of Plains Cree culture and digital technology, merging "traditional" objects such as hand drums with digital video and audio sampling. His work has been exhibited across Canada, internationally […]

Marissa Largo

Marissa Largo

Dr. Marissa Largo (she/her) is a researcher, artist, curator, and educator whose work focuses on the intersections of community engagement, race, gender and Asian diasporic cultural production. She earned her PhD in Social Justice Education from OISE, University of Toronto (2018) and holds a Master’s degree in Art Education from Concordia University, and undergraduate degrees […]

Holly Ward

Holly Ward

Based between Toronto and Heffley-Creek BC, Holly Ward is an interdisciplinary artist working with sculpture, multi-media installation, architecture, video and drawing as a means to examine the role of aesthetics in the formation of new social realities. Stemming from research of various visionary practices such as utopian philosophy, science fiction literature, Visionary Architecture, counter-cultural practices and […]

Jennifer Fisher

Jennifer Fisher

Jennifer Fisher is an art historian, critic and curator specializing in contemporary art and curatorial studies. Her research focusses on exhibitions, display practices, contemporary art, feminist performance, affect theory and the aesthetics of the non-visual senses. She is co-founder and joint editor of the Journal of Curatorial Studies. Her writings have been featured in anthologies […]

Michel Daigneault

Michel Daigneault

Michel Daigneault’s art practice has for many years focused on Investigating what constitutes abstraction today and thereby exploring how abstraction relates to larger social forces. A key for understanding his recent work lies in what is unstated, but implied, in the titles, eg: It was once abstract.. and Don’t look at me like that! If […]

Marc Couroux

Marc Couroux

The work of intermedia artist Marc Couroux is firmly rooted in experiences developed while active as a contemporary music pianist. His early (piano performance) works were centered around a reformatting of the audience-performer dialectic, challenging the orthodoxies of transmission and reception within the sociopolitical confines of the public event. Case in point: in 2000, le […]

David Scott Armstrong

David Scott Armstrong

David Scott Armstrong is a visual artist interested in the entwining of things, natural phenomena, and the act of looking. Early experiences on his grandparent’s farm in south-west Saskatchewan and his later University studies, taught by Tim Lilburn, Liz Ingram, Walter Jule, Lyndal Osborne, were foundational. As an artist he is attentive to materiality and […]

Dan Adler

Dan Adler

Professor Adler’s areas of research include the history of art writing, modern and contemporary sculpture, German modernism, Frankfurt School theory, conceptual art, and the theory and history of contemporary art. He teaches courses in 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century art, with particular interests in 19th-century European painting, French and German Dada, and the development and reception […]

Kevin Yates

Kevin Yates

Professor Yates' art practice and research revolves around creating sculpture which functions like film stills: objects that hold space like a “pause” so the viewer can examine and inspect them. He creates installation experiences which confound the expectation of knowing-through-seeing, setting the stage for a perpetual mystery. He is particularly interested in crime scenes, in […]

Brandon Vickerd

Brandon Vickerd

Brandon Vickerd is a sculptor whose site-specific interventions, public performances and object-based sculptures act as a catalyst for critical thought and engagement with the physical world. Purposely diverse, his studio work straddles the line between high and low culture, acting as a catalyst for critical thought and addressing the failed promise of a modernist future […]